D. Plans for Program Improvement and Recommendations for Legislation
FOP Fiscal Year 1984 and 1985, termination of funding was proposed by
the Department, because there is no longer a critical shortage of librar-
E. Supporting Studies and Analyses Cited in Section C Above
1. Program files which contain narrative and fiscal reports, personal
interviews, and professional literature.
P* Other Supporting Data
1. U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Educational Statis-
tics Library Human Resources; A Study of Supply and Demand. King Re-
search Inc., Hay, 1983."
III. RESPONSE TO GEPA 417(b)
Because there is no definitive data on the impact of Title II-B, HEA, Li-
brary Career Training, the Department has contracted for a study, Histori-
cal Review of Higher Education Act, Title II-B Fellowships Program.
The purpose of this study is to ascertain the accomplishments of the past
recipients of fellowship awards under HEA II-B, Library Career Training
program and to determine the effects of the change in legislation enacted
in 1971. Ancillary purposes are to determine if shortages in graduate li-
brary school faculties have been reduced, whether or not minorities and
women have reached top management in libraries, and whether or not minori-
ties have entered the profession.
Contacts for Further Information:
Program operation: Frank A. Stevenson, (202) 254-5090
Program effectiveness: Art Kirschenbaum, (202) 245-8307
1. Includes authorization for HEA Title II, fart A (College Library
Resources) and Part B.
2. Authorization for HEA Title II, Part B, Section 222, 223, 224.ed 76 fellow-